The role of the Meteorological Department is to produce and disseminate weather and climatic information to the aviation, agriculture and other sectors in order to facilitate informed decision making.
The Department performs the following specific functions:
The Section shall be responsible for the following functions:-
Analyzing current weather scenarios;
Coordinating and managing the operations of surface, upper air and maritime observations to ensure high quality observatories data.
Climatology and Advisory Services Unit
The functions of the Section shall be as follows: –
To process and analyze climatic data publications and archive/store them.
To collect, process and analyze rainfall data and provide hydrological analysis and advise for other resources management.
To collect, process and analyze radiation, seismological and background air pollution data.
Engineering and Computer Services Unit
This is a technical Unit responsible for: –
Calibrating meteorological instruments and equipment.
For computer services in the Department.